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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 29]

  • IAS baba
  • July 16, 2015
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 IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 29]

 

 

Topics- Science and Technology/ Eco-Survey/Current Affairs 

 

1. Consider the following

  1. Melting of Iron metal
  2. Rusting of Iron
  3. Bending of iron rod
  4. Drawing a wire of iron metal

Which of the following are the examples of Physical Changes?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 1, 2 and 4
  3. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 3 and 4

 

2. A goalkeeper in a game of football pulls his hands backwards after holding the ball shot at the goal. This enables the goal keeper to

  1. exert larger force on the ball
  2. reduce the force exerted by the ball on hands
  3. increase the rate of change of momentum
  4. decrease the rate of change of momentum

 

 

3. A boy is whirling a stone tied with a string in a horizontal circular path. If the string breaks, the stone

  1. will continue to move in the circular path
  2. will move along a straight line towards the centre of the circular path
  3. will move along a straight line tangential to the circular path
  4. will move along a straight line perpendicular to the circular path away from the boy

 

4. Consider the following

  1. Jellyfish
  2. Dogfish
  3. Starfish
  4. Silverfish
  5. Lionfish

Which of the above are TRUE FISH?

  1. 1, 3, 4 and 5
  2. 3, 4 and 5
  3. 2, 3 and 4
  4. 2 and 5

 

5. A change in the physical state can be brought about

  1. only when energy is given to the system
  2. only when energy is taken out from the system
  3. when energy is either given to, or taken out from the system
  4. without any energy change

 

6. Two chemical species X and Y combine together to form a product P which contains both X and Y

X + Y =P

X and Y cannot be broken down into simpler substances by simple chemical reactions.

Which of the following concerning the species X, Y and P are correct?

  1. P is a compound
  2. X and Y are compounds
  3. X and Y are elements
  4. P has a fixed composition

Select the correct codes

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 1, 2 and 4
  3. 2, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 3 and 4

 

7. Consider the following

  1. Evaporation of gas
  2. Compression of the gas
  3. Solubility of Gas
  4. Expansion of the gas
  5. Diffusion of gas

Which of the above phenomenon (in liquid medium) will increase with the increase in Temperature?

  1. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  2. 1, 4 and 5
  3. 1, 3, 4 and 5
  4. 2, 4 and 5

 

8. Consider the following

  1. Water, air, wind
  2. Air, sugar, oil
  3. Oxygen, water, sugar
  4. Salt, juice, air

Above substances are arranged in the increasing order of ‘forces of attraction’ between their particles. Which one of them represents a correct arrangement?

9. Choose the correct statement of the following

  1. Conversion of solid into vapours without passing through the liquid state is called vapourisation.
  2. Conversion of solid into vapors without passing through the liquid state is called sublimation.
  3. Conversion of vapours into solid without passing through the liquid state is called freezing.
  4. Conversion of solid into liquid is called sublimation

 

 

10. Weeds affect the crop plants by

  1. killing of plants in field before they grow
  2. dominating the plants to grow
  3. competing for various resources of crops (plants) causing low availability of nutrients

Select the correct choice

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. Only 2
  3. Only 3
  4. Only 1

 

11. Consider the following

  1. Electricity
  2. Coal
  3. Cement
  4. Fertilizers
  5. Steel

Out of the core industries given, arrange them (increasing order) according to their weight in Index of Industrial Production (IIP)

  1. 1-5-2-3-4
  2. 1-3-4-2-5
  3. 4-1-2-5-3
  4. 4-3-2-5-1

 

12. Consider the following

  1. Reducing the number of documents for export
  2. E-Biz Project
  3. Decentralization of Federalism
  4. Skill Development Initiatives

Which of the above will accrue to more strong industrial growth of India?

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 2 and 4

 

13. A new scheme, the ‘Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana’ (DDUGJY), has been launched with the objectives of

  1. Merging agriculture and non-agriculture feeders to facilitate distribution companies (discoms) in the judicious fostering of supply to agricultural and non-agricultural consumers.
  2. Metering in Urban Areas
  3. Private sector discoms are eligible to have financial support

Select the correct choice

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. Only 2
  3. Only 3
  4. 1 and 3

 

14. Which of the following are Sedimentary Basins of India?

  1. Kashmir valley
  2. Jaisalmer
  3. Cambay
  4. Gondwana

Select the correct choice

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 3 and 4

 

 

15. Which of the following schemes will promote Urban Infrastructure?

  1. Swatch Bharat Abhiyan
  2. Smart City Scheme
  3. Bharat Nirman
  4. Indira Awas Yojana
  5. HRIDAY

Select the correct code

  1. 1, 3 and 4
  2. 2, 4 and 5
  3. 1, 2 and 5
  4. All

 

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